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Whose responsibility is CE? (RDHmag)

April 1, 2018

Some practical guidelines regarding continuing education expenses

By Julie Whiteley, BS, RDH

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We all know that as licensed health-care providers, we have an obligation to obtain at least the minimum number of continuing education requirements to meet our state regulations. We also have the responsibility to keep our knowledge current in order to provide the best care for our patients. Employers are responsible to ensure that all employees have current licenses in good standing, but issues of reimbursement and compensation for continuing education can be a gray area.

I was recently asked, “Is it mandatory to be paid for office meetings and continuing education courses? Can the practice owner pick and choose who is reimbursed, or must the same rules be applied across the board?” Ask 10 hygienists how their practices handle this and you’re likely to get 10 different answers. The purpose of this article is to provide some information to make this process more straightforward for everyone.

EMPLOYMENT LAW......read more: https://www.rdhmag.com/articles/print/volume-38/issue-4/content/whose-responsibility-is-ce.html


Approved PACE Program Provider FAGD/MAGD Credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.
   3/1/18 to 2/28/22. Provider ID# 368382

Approved PACE Program Provider FAGD/MAGD Credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.
   3/1/18 to 2/28/22. Provider ID# 368382

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